Sculpture Studio

By introducing students to new modes of creative expression, Sculpture Studio – the park’s in-school arts education program – helps participants find their own voices by providing a forum to develop a visual language through a sculpture practice.

Building off the success of our free art-making workshops, Socrates Sculpture Park launched Sculpture Studio (formerly called “The Art Studio”) in 2014 as a multi-year education expansion that integrates the park’s existing visual arts classes, grounded in developing creative expression through art-making, with curricula at our local public high schools.

Held in a designated education area within the park, classes encourage individual exploration, critical thinking, and analysis while developing communication skills and self confidence. By creating an open, nurturing learning environment within a contemporary art space, students are encouraged to explore, observe, and interpret the artworks on view before planning, experimenting, and realizing their own art works.

Students from the Baccalaureate School for Global Education, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts and Long Island City High School participate in Sculpture Studio during the fall (October – November) and spring (April – June) semesters.

Our Education Team:
Pasqualina Azzarello, Director of Public Programs
Kim Charles Kay, Lead Educator
Pam Reyes, Education Manager

Sculpture Studio is a partnership with our local collaborator, Zone 126, and made possible by the generosity of Shelley and Donald Rubin, with additional support provided by the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation.

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PO Box 6259, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11106
T 718 956 1819 / F 718 626 1533
Socrates is open 365 days a year from 9am to sunset.
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Socrates is open 365 days a year from 10am to sunset.